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Today's News

  • BIRDWHISTELL GETS ARMY ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    email old photos or other information

    to jbowen@theandersonnews.com

     

    50 YEARS AGO

    Ill with mumps

    Elaine Duncan, 12, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Duncan, was confined to her home with mumps.

    Jill Martin, 10, daughter of Shirley Martin, was ill with the mumps.

     

    Accepts position with FBI

  • Conway, Ruggles bid farewell to fiscal court

    By Ben Carlson

    News staff

    With a large pot of Joe Denny’s famous beans and other goodies waiting to be served, outgoing Judge-Executive John Wayne Conway, his voice cracking near the end, said his goodbyes last Tuesday at the conclusion of what could be his final meeting of the Anderson County Fiscal Court.

    “I know I got spanked but the pressure’s off,” said Conway, who was soundly defeated in his re-election bid last month by Obrey Gritton.

  • Wedding: Wise-Case

    Julia LeNora Wise and William Chad Case were married Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at Ninevah Christian Church in Lawrenceburg. Pastor Terry Cooper officiated at the ceremony.

    The bride is a daughter of Ted and Jayne Wise of Lawrenceburg and the granddaughter of Elizabeth Clifton Gravitt and the late Turner Gravitt of Lawrenceburg, and Gloria Wise-Hall and the late Ralph Wise of Frankfort.

  • Library calendar of events

    The following are upcoming classes and meetings offered at the Anderson Public Library. The library is located at 114 North Main St. For more information, contact the library at 839-6420.

    Holiday Hours

    Closed Dec. 24 and 25

    Closed  Dec. 31 at 5 p.m.

    Closed Jan. 1

     

    Workshops and Clubs

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesday

    Time: Noon-1 p.m.

     

    eReaders at Your Library

    When: Tuesday, Jan. 6

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

  • Legion Auxiliary hosts lunch with Santa

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 hosted Lunch with Santa on Dec. 7, according to a news release.

    Mr. and Mrs. Santa arrived at the Legion on the fire truck to the joy of many children who awaited his arrival. Each child received a UK Santa hat and a toy when they came into the clubhouse.

    Hot dogs, chips, jelly sandwiches, fruit drinks, cookies and soft drinks were served to more than 200 people.

  • Fit-n-Fun Ladies enjoy Christmas dinner
  • Santa letter

    Dear Santa,

    Here’s what I would like for Christmas: headphones, Hide Away Pet, cat, dog, an Xbox 4600, microphone to go with Xbox 4600, a Minecraft game to go with Xbox 4600, a blanket, basketball, a case, Kindle, a phone, makeup set, dog, cat and a bunny.

    Love,

    Bradi Cheyann Hawkins

  • Community Calendar

    Clubs

    Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club will not meet this month.

    Friends of the Anderson Public Library will not meet this month.

     

    Ongoing

    A free Christmas lights display will take place from 5:30 to 10 p.m. through Dec. 31 in Salvisa.

    The display is located on Bondville Road.

    To get there, take US 127 to Kirkwood Road (Highway 1987) and travel about a half mile west on Bondville Road.

  • Weekly senior center calendar

    The following is the Anderson Senior Center’s weekly calendar of events.

    The Senior Center is located at 160 Township Square. For more information, contact the senior center at 839-7520.

    Wednesday, Dec. 24

    The Senior Center is closed Christmas Eve

     

    Thursday, Dec. 25

    The Senior Center is closed. Merry Christmas!

     

    Friday, Dec. 26

    10:30 a.m. Gospel music with Carl and Jean

    11:30 a.m. lunch

  • Christian Academy students package Christmas cheer

    Something as simple as shoebox is making a big impact this Christmas season.

    Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg students participated in Operation Christmas Child, packaging a total of 169 shoeboxes filled with gifts for needy children.